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Poster: Skobud Date: Jun 28, 2012 5:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: non dead jimi hendrix wilson pickett

One of the weirder lineups I have that's a Jimi boot is called "King's Jam", it's Jimi and B.B. King with Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Al Kooper and Elvin Bishop.
4/9/68
Generation Club
NYC

I also have the '69 Record Plant sessions with Larry Young in '69 which is pretty hot as well..

Point being, he played with all kinds of people even after he started his own thing.

Pretty wild stuff. I think Im gonna have to bust these back out after reading this thread.

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Jun 28, 2012 12:27pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: non dead jimi hendrix wilson pickett

"he played with all kinds of people even after he started his own thing..."

Very true; in fact he probably jammed with more people after the Experience formed than before. (More famous people, anyway.)
I was just speaking loosely about the R&B guys in particular - a lot of the well-known black acts that Jimi anonymously backed.
And even then, he still (much to his regret) recorded with Curtis Knight again in '67, and there might have been other reunions I'm forgetting.
After '66, though, he generally played with rock & blues players, not people on the old R&B scene.

If you liked that Generation Club jam with BB King, I think you'd like the 3/17/68 Cafe a Go Go jams (again with some Paul Butterfield Band guys) - it was on a boot CD called "Blues at Midnight." Lots more blues, and an amazing instrumental Little Wing jam:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByN1oHmRVrU (be sure to check out the last couple minutes)

This post was modified by light into ashes on 2012-06-28 19:18:16

This post was modified by light into ashes on 2012-06-28 19:27:21

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Poster: Skobud Date: Jun 28, 2012 1:11pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: non dead jimi hendrix wilson pickett

Wow - thanks for the heads up on that one LIA!! Jeezus man, I had no idea this one existed - shit you got Brooks on Bass and Rich on keys, hell, you got the better part of Electric Flag there. Right up my alley. Very Nice.

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